30 Days of Instagram for Churches

30 Days of Instagram for Churches by Chris Wilson

In the old study (now more a storage slot) in my parents house are a collection of boxes filled with our memories. Some contain old childhood toys, others well read books, some even have once important documents, but the majority contain pictures. Hundreds and thousands of pictures in albums, or some still in the packets they came after they were processed.

These photos are like hundreds of micro windows into our old lives and different moments in time. Our birthdays and celebration, our trips and expeditions and even some of our losses and sadness. Some contain so much detail that no number of words would be able to express the emotions and feelings of that time, but a photo can come close. Yet despite this catalog of memories, we now have even more held on our computers and in the cloud due to the digital camera revolution. Many of these digital photos would never have been taken if we still relied on film.

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Airmail 2.0 — The Best Mac Email Client [Giveaway]

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Let me cut through the noise and tell you straight up: I am smitten with Airmail 2.0 and wished that all my Windows user friends could use this Mac email client. As you may know, I’ve reviewed and tried a number of email clients recently (Inky, Postbox, Mailbox and Sparrow). I finally settled on Sparrow.

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5 Tips for Creating Better Church Graphics

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It’s that time of the week again. The lead pastor needs a graphic for his new series. The student ministry needs a graphic for their trip to laser tag. Communion is coming up this month, another event that will need a graphic also. Creating graphics for your church isn’t always glamorous. Whether it’s the new […]

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Street Fighter Winter Sweater

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This is the most EPIC sweater I’ve ever seen. #WANT I love the mix of bit graphics on the canvas of a knitted sweater. Plus, the subtle KO’s, power meters, and the snowflake Hadouken between them. Please:

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To-Do List Tips

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My to-do list and project management came crashing down last week. I thought I had a great system, when I realized that I not only was letting stuff ‘fall through the cracks,’ but that my to-do list made me feel heavy. Before, it made me feel light. I didn’t have to fret or worry about […]

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What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say About Technology

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Technology and religion seem almost to exist in separate planes of existence. Fact and faith. Science and superstition. They’re not wholly incompatible, mind you—just difficult to reconcile sometimes. But if we were to turn to the Bible for guidance about the place that technology should occupy in a God-fearing civilization, what would we find? The […]

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The Caffeine Causality Loop

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So I am back on caffeine. After going a full month without having my usual daily dose of morning and afternoon coffee, I am back in ‘the loop.’ And while it can be a productivity killer, I am drinking it with far more moderation and mindfulness than before; so I am considering my month long stint […]

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Generation Z: Marketing’s Next Big Audience [Infographic]

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I have spent the better part of the past decade dedicating my life towards understanding how generations interact with each other. First I wanted to understand the differences between myself and teenagers as a youth ministry volunteer and then later how generations interact as a paid youth worker that would interact with parents and teens. […]

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